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UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 11:30 p.m.

Gonzaga trying to keep bounce-back record clean against Broncos

Gonzaga wants to avoid being in these situations, but it has aced three bounce-back tests following losses this season.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Report: Gonzaga, North Carolina agree to two-game series

Gonzaga and North Carolina have agreed to a two-game, home-and-home series beginning next season. The series was first reported by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. A Gonzaga source confirmed the …


Best of Gonzaga-Saint Mary’s: Six memorable meetings

Gonzaga and Saint Mary’s have been the WCC’s top two teams, usually in that order, for the last 15 years. Here are six memorable Zags-Gaels games from the past 15 …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 7:59 p.m.

Gonzaga turns full attention toward Saint Mary’s

In one corner: Saint Mary’s, winners of 12 straight, preseason WCC favorite, conference player of the year favorite Jock Landale. In the other corner: Gonzaga, winners of six in a …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 8:55 p.m.

After rolling to a perfect WCC start, Gonzaga anticipates tough test from San Francisco

The game before the big game should be more competitive than Gonzaga’s first five WCC games. It almost has to be, considering the Zags have vanquished four of their five …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 4:42 p.m.

Shot blocking, Rui Hachimura bright spots in Gonzaga’s loss to San Diego State

Rim protection and Rui. It takes some searching but those were two bright spots from an otherwise gloomy Thursday evening for No. 12 Gonzaga, which was outplayed in a 72-70 …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 6:47 p.m.

Forecast calls for challenging game when Gonzaga plays at San Diego State

Gonzaga players didn’t bother hiding their enthusiasm for warmer weather on the 12th-ranked Bulldogs’ latest road trip.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 4:25 p.m.

Gonzaga faces former USF standout Devin Watson again at San Diego State

Gonzaga encounters a familiar foe on a couple of fronts Thursday. The Zags roughed up San Diego State 69-48 last season at the McCarthey Athletic Center. The Aztecs’ leading scorer …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 11:11 p.m.

Analysis: Motivated Killian Tillie, Johnathan Williams help Gonzaga pull away from IUPUI 101-71

If Gonzaga coach Mark Few has said it once, he’s said it dozens of times: He isn’t overly concerned with who starts games. But the veteran coach did feel the …


Gonzaga working on execution after Saturday’s close call versus North Dakota

Count coach Mark Few among those who were surprised when Gonzaga didn’t foul intentionally on North Dakota’s last possession with the Zags nursing a three-point lead Saturday.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 8:15 p.m.

Gonzaga returns to court against revamped North Dakota

They lost numerous key players from a championship team after a landmark season. Gonzaga? Yeah, we’ve addressed that pretty thoroughly. North Dakota? For sure.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 4:16 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Mark Few: ‘We need a break’

The Gonzaga Bulldogs have traveled coast to coast. They’ve played in a prestigious holiday tournament. They’ve entertained a ranked opponent and visited a long-time rival. They’re right where they want …


A look back at five classic Gonzaga-Washington games

Here’s a look at the top five games from the last two decades, several of which helped shape the respective programs during that span.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 8:36 p.m.

Analysis: Turnovers, Mikal Bridges too much for Gonzaga against talented Villanova

Gonzaga’s first turnover came on its second possession.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 4:48 p.m.

Similarities strong between No. 15 Gonzaga, No. 25 Creighton

They are separated by 10 spots in the AP college basketball poll and it appears not much else. No. 15 Gonzaga (6-1) and No. 25 Creighton (5-1) are lookalike programs …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 3:55 p.m.

Gonzaga-Florida thriller joins list of Zags’ greatest games

Make room, Gonzaga-Michigan State triple-overtime marathon at the 2005 Maui Invitational. You, too, Gonzaga-Arizona double-overtime classic in the 2003 NCAA Tournament.


Gonzaga faces stout competition at PK80 tournament in Portland

The focus of the college basketball world will be on Portland later this week as 16 teams compete in what some are calling the best holiday tournament ever put together.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 6:06 p.m.

Gonzaga expects tougher test from Utah State

Utah State brings something that Gonzaga’s two previous opponents have yet to accomplish this young college basketball season. The Aggies (2-1) have a pair of wins while Texas Southern and …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:38 p.m.

Garth Brooks, Gonzaga basketball team up for local kids

Before country music legend Garth Brooks rocked the Spokane Arena not just once but twice Saturday, he was doling out high-fives and chest passes to local children at the McCarthey …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 6:04 p.m.

Versatile Silas Melson gives Gonzaga backcourt options

Josh Perkins didn’t get into early foul trouble on purpose in last Saturday’s exhibition win, but it did provide a peek at Gonzaga’s options for backing up the junior point …


Exhibition game carries additional meaning for Gonzaga, College of Idaho

There isn’t a ton of history between Gonzaga’s and College of Idaho’s basketball programs but there is some, and it carries deep meaning to both programs.


Gonzaga’s follow-up formula impressive after landmark seasons

Gonzaga seems to have the hang of this year-after-the-year thing. Long recognized nationally for its string of 19 straight NCAA Tournaments, the Zags have moved into the forefront the last …


Picture-perfect additions made to the McCarthey Athletic Center for Gonzaga basketball

Several improvements have already debuted, including the new center-hung scoreboard and two new end-wall videoboards inside the McCarthey Athletic Center.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 4:02 p.m.

Saint Mary’s unseats Gonzaga as WCC favorites in coaches’ poll

For the first time in 17 years, Gonzaga isn’t favored to win the WCC men’s basketball title. Saint Mary’s took over the top spot in the conference coaches’ preseason poll.


Gonzaga trying to ace chemistry test again

The Zags last year had size, skill, experience and chemistry. The latter can’t be measured in a column in the box score but Gonzaga seems to have a solid track …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 4:22 p.m.

Josh Perkins’ assertiveness and three other (really early) thoughts following Gonzaga’s Kraziness in the Kennel

Four things that caught our eye during Gonzaga’s Kraziness in the Kennel.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 9:50 p.m.

Kraziness in the Kennel showcases new look for McCarthey, new look for Gonzaga

There was no shortage of memorable moments Saturday during Kraziness in the Kennel, the public’s first opportunity to see Gonzaga’s men’s basketball team.


Former Gonzaga special assistant Doug Wojcik joins East Carolina staff

Doug Wojcik, a special assistant to Gonzaga coach Mark Few in 2015-16, has been hired as an assistant coach at East Carolina.


Coaches, former players remember Jud Heathcote as lifelong motivator

Jud Heathcote never stopped coaching his former players and assistant coaches.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 5:31 p.m.

Gonzaga will open WCC schedule at home against Pacific, Santa Clara

The WCC men’s basketball schedule is a bit more travel friendly for the Gonzaga Bulldogs. The Zags face three split weeks (one home game, one road game). They had five …